Thibaut Divoux


Publications in peer-reviewed journals

  • 2021

    1. Printable, castable, nanocrystalline cellulose-epoxy composites exhibiting hierarchical nacre-like toughening
      A. Rao, T. Divoux, C. Owens & A.J. Hart,
      Submitted to Cellulose, August (2021).
          PDF / arXiv:2108.08747
    2. Scratch Toughness of Viscoelastic Liquids,
      A. Shukla, N. Chanut, R.J.-M. Pellenq, T. Divoux & F.-J. Ulm,
      Submitted to Physical Review Letters, March (2021).
          PDF /
    3. Unifying disparate experimental views on shear-thickening suspensions,
      P. Bourrianne, V. Niggel, G. Polly, T. Divoux & G.H. McKinley,
      Submitted to Physical Review Research, December (2019).
          PDF / arXiv:2001.02290
    4. Shear-induced memory effects in boehmite gels,
      I. Sudreau, S. Manneville, M. Servel & T. Divoux,
      Accepted for publication in Journal of Rheology, October (2021).
          PDF / arXiv:2103.14476
    5. Creep in reactive colloidal gels: a nanomechanical study of cement hydrates,
      M. Haist, T. Divoux, K.J. Krakowiak, J. Skibsted, R.J.-M. Pellenq, A.S. Müller & F.-J. Ulm,
      Accepted for publication in Physical Review Research, October (2021).
          PDF / arXiv:2008.02617
    6. Continuum modelling of shear start-up in soft glassy materials,
      R. Benzi, T. Divoux, C. Barentin, S. Manneville, M. Sbragaglia & F. Toschi
      Physical Review E 104, 034612 (2021).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:2103.17071
    7. Stress Overshoots in Simple Yield Stress Fluids,
      R. Benzi, T. Divoux, C. Barentin, S. Manneville, M. Sbragaglia & F. Toschi
      Physical Review Letters 127, 148003 (2021).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:2103.17051 / supplemental text
    8. Time-connectivity superposition and the gel/glass duality of weak colloidal gels,
      B. Keshavarz, D.G. Rodrigues, J.-B. Champenois, M. Frith, J. Ilavsky, M. Geri, T. Divoux, G.H. McKinley & A. Poulesquen,
      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 118, e2022339118 (2021).
          PDF / ©PNAS / supplemental text
    9. Time-resolved rheometry of drying liquids and suspensions,
      P. Lehéricey, P. Snabre, A. Delots, N. Holten-Andersen & T. Divoux,
      Journal of Rheology 65, 427-436 (2021).
          PDF / ©SOR / arXiv:2101.04553
    10. Characterization of Meso-Scale Mechanical Properties of Longmaxi Shale Using Grid-Microindentation Experiments,
      J. Du, A.J. Whittle, L. Hu, T. Divoux & J.N. Meegoda,
      Journal of Rock Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering 13, 555-567 (2021).
          PDF / ©Elsevier
  • 2020

    1. Nacre toughening due to cooperative plastic deformation of stacks of co-oriented aragonite platelets,
      H.-C. Loh, T. Divoux, B. Gludovatz, P.U.P.A. Gilbert, R.O. Ritchie, F.-J. Ulm & A. Masic,
      Communications Materials 1, (2020).
          PDF / ©Nature / HAL
          - Highlighted in MIT News
    2. Nonlinear mechanics of colloidal gels: creep, fatigue and shear-induced yielding,
      T. Gibaud, T. Divoux & S. Manneville,
      In: Meyers R. (eds) Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg (2020).
          PDF / ©Springer / arXiv:2011.06921
    3. A fluorous sodium L-prolinate derivative as low molecular weight gelator for perfluorocarbons,
      R. Beniazza, N. Bayo, D. Jardel, R. Rust, B. Mao, T. Divoux, M. Schmutz, F. Castet, G. Raffy, A. Del Guerzo, N.D. McClenaghan, T. Buffeteau & J.-M. Vincent,
      Chemical Communications 56, 8655-8658 (2020).
          PDF / ©RSC / HAL
    4. Criterion for fingering instabilities in colloidal gels,
      T. Divoux, A. Shukla, B. Marsit, Y. Kaloga & I. Bischofberger,
      Physical Review Letters 124, 248006 (2020).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:2002.06744 / supplemental text
          - Highlighted in a Synopsis by Sophia Chen
          - The article made the cover of the issue 124 of Physical Review Letters [PDF]
    5. Chemo-mechanical characterization of hydrated calcium-hydrosilicates with coupled Raman and nanoindentation measurements,
      P. Stemmermann, K. Garbev, B. Gasharova, G. Beuchle, M. Haist & T. Divoux,
      Applied Geochemistry 118, 104582 (2020).
          PDF / ©Elsevier / arXiv:2003.05027
  • 2019

    1. Unified theoretical and experimental view on transient shear banding,
      R. Benzi, T. Divoux, C. Barentin, S. Manneville, M. Sbragaglia & F. Toschi,
      Physical Review Letters 123, 248001 (2019).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:1907.08846 / supplemental text
    2. Hydrodynamics control shear-induced pattern formation in attractive suspensions,
      Z. Varga, V. Grenard, S. Pecorario, N. Taberlet, V. Dolique, S. Manneville, T. Divoux,
      G.H. McKinley & J.W. Swan,
      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 116, 12193-12198 (2019).
          PDF / ©PNAS / supplemental text,
          and supplemental movies [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], [6], [7], [8], [9], [10], [11]
          - Highlighted in the CNRS INP scientific news section [PDF]
    3. Shear melting and recovery of crosslinkable cellulose nanocrystal-polymer gels,
      A. Rao, T. Divoux, G.H. McKinley & A.J. Hart,
      Soft Matter 15, 4401-4412 (2019).
          PDF / ©RSC / arXiv:1901.04373 / supplemental text
  • 2018

    1. Time-Resolved Mechanical Spectroscopy of Soft Materials via Optimally Windowed Chirp,
      M. Geri, B. Keshavarz, T. Divoux, C. Clasen, D. Curtis & G.H. McKinley,
      Physical Review X 8, 041042 (2018).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:1804.03061
          - Highlighted in MIT News by Jennifer Chu
          - Highlighted in EurekAlert by AAAS
          - Highlighted in the CNRS INP scientific news section [PDF]
    2. Computing the linear viscoelastic properties of soft gels using an Optimally Windowed Chirp protocol
      M. Bouzid, B. Keshavarz, M. Geri, T. Divoux, E. Del Gado & G.H. McKinley,
      Journal of Rheology 62, 1037-1050 (2018).
          PDF / ©SOR / arXiv:1805.07987
    3. Improving the Practicality and Safety of Artificial Corneas: Pre-assembly and Gamma-Rays Sterilization of the Boston Keratoprosthesis,
      M. Gonzalez-Andrades, R. Sharifi, M.M. Islam, T. Divoux, M. Haist, E. Paschalis, L. Gelfand, S. Mamodaly, L. Di Cecilia, A. Cruzat, F.-J. Ulm, J. Chodosh, F.C. Delori & C.H. Dohlman,
      The Ocular Surface 16, 322-330 (2018).
          PDF / ©Elsevier
  • 2017

    1. Yield Stress Materials in Soft Condensed Matter,
      D. Bonn, M.M. Denn, L. Berthier, T. Divoux & S. Manneville,
      Reviews of Modern Physics 89, 035005 (2017).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:1502.05281
          - Highlighted by Mark Buchanan in his Nature Physics monthly column July 2017
    2. Nonlinear viscoelasticity and generalized failure criterion for biopolymer gels,
      B. Keshavarz, T. Divoux S. Manneville & G.H. McKinley,
      ACS macro Letters 6, 663-667 (2017).
          PDF / ©ACS / arXiv:1607.08300 / supplemental text and movie [1]
    3. Understanding rheological hysteresis in soft glassy materials,
      R. Radhakrishnan, T. Divoux, S. Manneville & S.J. Fielding,
      Soft Matter 13, 1834-1852 (2017).
          PDF / ©RSC / arXiv:1611.03148 /
          supplemental movies [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], [6], [7], [8], [9], [10], [11], [12]
    4. Impact of saccharides on the drying kinetics of agarose gels measured by in-situ interferometry,
      B. Mao, T. Divoux & P. Snabre,
      Scientific Reports 7, 41185 (2017).
          PDF / ©Nature / arXiv:1609.09459 / supplemental text
          - Highlighted in the CNRS INC scientific news section
          - Publicized in the CRPP front page section
    5. Heat-induced aging of agar solutions:
      impact on the structural and mechanical properties of agar gels,
      B. Mao, A. Bentaleb, F. Louerat, T. Divoux & P. Snabre,
      Food Hydrocolloids 64, 59-69 (2017).
          PDF / ©Elsevier / arXiv:1603.00778 / supplemental text and movies [1], [2]
          - Highlighted in the CNRS INC scientific news section
          - Publicized in the CRPP front page section
  • 2016

    1. Simultaneous rheo-electric measurements of strongly conductive complex fluids,
      A. Helal, T. Divoux & G.H. McKinley,
      Physical Review Applied 6, 064004 (2016).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:1604.00336
          - Highlighted in the CNRS INP scientific news section [PDF]
    2. Graphene Oxide: hard as steel and flexible as a liquid,
      P. Poulin, R. Jalili, W. Néri, F. Nallet, T. Divoux, A. Colin, S.H. Aboutalebi,
      G. Wallace & C. Zakri,
      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 113, 11088-11093 (2016).
          PDF / ©PNAS
          - Publicized in the CRPP front page section
          - Highlight article in L'Express magazine
          - Highlighted in the CNRS INC scientific news section
    3. Normal force controlled rheology applied to agar gelation,
      B. Mao, T. Divoux & P. Snabre,
      Journal of Rheology 60, 473-489 (2016).
          PDF / ©SOR / arXiv:1508.01689
          - Publicized in the CRPP front page section
    4. Shear Banding of Complex Fluids,
      T. Divoux, M.-A. Fardin, S. Manneville & S. Lerouge,
      Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 48, 81-103 (2016).
          PDF / ©ARFM / arXiv:1503.04130
  • 2015

    1. Wall slip across the jamming transition of soft thermoresponsive particles,
      T. Divoux, V. Lapeyre, V. Ravaine & S. Manneville,
      Physical Review E, Rapid Com. 92, 060301(R) (2015).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:1508.06716
    2. Avalanche-like fluidization of a non-Brownian particle gel,
      A. Kurokawa, V. Vidal, K. Kurita, T. Divoux & S. Manneville,
      Soft Matter 11, 9026-9037 (2015).
          PDF / ©RSC / arXiv:1505.06137 / supplemental text and movies [1], [2], [3], [4] and [5]
    3. Syneresis and delayed detachment in agar plates,
      T. Divoux, B. Mao & P. Snabre,
      Soft Matter 11, 3677-3685 (2015).
          PDF / ©RSC / arXiv:1410.8388 / supplemental text and movie [1]
  • 2014

    1. Creep and Fracture of a Protein Gel under Stress,
      M. Leocmach, C. Perge, T. Divoux & S. Manneville,
      Physical Review Letters 113, 038303 (2014).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:1401.8234 / supplemental text and movies [1] and [2]
          - Highlight article by Philip Ball in Nature Materials News and Views section [PDF]
          - Highlighted in the CNRS INP scientific news section [PDF]
          - Publicized in the ENS Lyon "zoom sur..." column
    2. Timescales in creep and yielding of attractive gels,
      V. Grenard, T. Divoux, N. Taberlet & S. Manneville,
      Soft Matter 10, 1555-1571 (2014).
          PDF / ©RSC / arXiv:1310.0385 / supplemental text
  • 2013

    1. Insights on the local dynamics induced by thermal cycling in granular matter,
      B. Percier, T. Divoux, & N. Taberlet,
      Europhysics Letters 104, 24001 (2013).
          PDF / ©IOP / arXiv:1306.4101 / supplemental movies [1], [2] and [3]
    2. Rheological hysteresis in soft glassy materials,
      T. Divoux, V. Grenard & S. Manneville,
      Physical Review Letters 110, 018304 (2013).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:1207.3953 / supplemental text and movies [1], [2], [3], [4] and [5]
    3. Turbulent flows in highly elastic wormlike micelles,
      J. Beaumont, N. Louvet, T. Divoux, M.A. Fardin, H. Bodiguel, S. Lerouge,
      S. Manneville & A. Colin, Soft Matter 9, 735-749 (2013).
          PDF / ©RSC / supplemental movies [1] and [2]
          - Highlighted as 'hot article' in RCS publishing's blog
  • 2012

    1. Interplay between elastic instabilities and shear-banding:
      Three categories of Taylor-Couette flows and beyond,
      M.A. Fardin, T.J. Ober, V. Grenard, T. Divoux, S. Manneville, G.H. McKinley & S. Lerouge,
      Soft Matter 8, 10072-10089 (2012).
          PDF / ©RSC / supplemental text
    2. Yielding dynamics of a Herschel-Bulkley fluid:
      a critical-like fluidization behaviour,
      T. Divoux, D. Tamarii, C. Barentin, S. Teitel & S. Manneville,
      Soft Matter 8, 4151-4164 (2012).
          PDF / ©RSC / arXiv:1110.1786 / supplemental text and movies [1], [2], [3] and [4]
    3. Shear-banding in surfactant wormlike micelles:
      Elastic instabilities & wall slip,
      M.A. Fardin, T. Divoux, M.A. Guedeau-Boudeville, I. Buchet-Maulien, J. Browaeys,
      G.H. McKinley, S. Manneville & S. Lerouge,
      Soft Matter 8, 2535-2553 (2012).
          PDF / ©RSC / supplemental text and movies [1] and [2]
  • 2011

    1. Degassing cascades in a shear-thinning viscoelastic fluid,
      V. Vidal, F. Soubiran, T. Divoux & J.-C. Géminard,
      Physical Review E 84, 066302 (2011).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:1107.5711
    2. Stress overshoot in a simple yield stress fluid:
      an extensive study combining rheology and velocimetry,

      T. Divoux, C. Barentin & S. Manneville,
      Soft Matter 7, 9335-9349 (2011).
          PDF / ©RSC / arXiv:1104.4444
    3. From transient fluidization processes to Herschel-Bulkley behavior
      in simple yield stress fluids,

      T. Divoux, C. Barentin & S. Manneville,
      Soft Matter 7, 8409-8418 (2011).
          PDF / ©RSC / arXiv:1012.0693
          - Highlighted as 'hot article' in RCS publishing's blog
    4. Influence of non-Newtonian rheology on magma degassing,
      T. Divoux, V. Vidal, M. Ripepe & J.-C. Géminard,
      Geophysical Research Letters 38, L12301 (2011).
          PDF / ©AGU / arXiv:1107.2555 / supplemental text
  • 2010

    1. Invited review: Effect of Temperature on a Granular Pile,
      T. Divoux,
      Papers in Physics 2, 020006 (2010).
          PDF / CC / arXiv:1011.6516 / supplemental commentary
          - Discussed by Mark Buchanan in his Nature Physics monthly column [©NPG]
    2. Dynamics of soap bubble bursting and its implications to volcano acoustics,
      V. Vidal, M. Ripepe, T. Divoux, D. Legrand, J.-C. Géminard & F. Melo,
      Geophysical Research Letters 37, L07302 (2010).
          PDF / ©AGU / arXiv:1004.2180 /
    3. Transient Shear Banding in a Simple Yield Stress Fluid,
      T. Divoux, D. Tamarii, C. Barentin & S. Manneville,
      Physical Review Letters 104, 208301 (2010).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:1003.0161
          - Editor's Suggestion @PRL
          - Highlight article in Physics Today by Johanna Miller [PDF]
  • 2009

    1. Intermittent outgassing through a non-newtonian fluid,
      T. Divoux, E. Bertin, V. Vidal & J.-C. Géminard,
      Physical Review E 79, 056204 (2009).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:0810.3095
  • 2008

    1. Acoustic emission associated with the bursting of gas bubble at the surface of a non-newtonian fluid,
      T. Divoux, V. Vidal, F. Melo & J.-C. Géminard,
      Physical Review E 77, 056310 (2008)
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:0807.0094
    2. Creep motion of a granular pile induced by thermal cycling,
      T. Divoux, H. Gayvallet & J.-C. Géminard,
      Physical Review Letters 101, 148303 (2008).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:0806.1458
  • 2007

    1. Friction and dilatancy in immersed granular matter,
      T. Divoux & J.-C. Géminard,
      Physical Review Letters 99, 258301 (2007).
          PDF / ©APS / arXiv:0806.1635
  • 2006

    1. Acoustic signal associated with the bursting of a soap film which initially closes an overpressurized cavity,
      V. Vidal, J.-C. Géminard, T. Divoux & F. Melo,
      European Physical Journal B 54, (3) (2006).
          PDF / ©Springer
    2. Turbulent drag reduction by surfactants.
      J. Drappier, T. Divoux, Y. Amarouchene, F. Bertrand, S. Rodts, O. Cadot, J. Meunier
      & D. Bonn, Europhysics letters 74, (2) (2006).
          PDF / ©IOP

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

  • 2013

    1. Fluides complexes sous cisaillement : quelques instabilités à nombre de Reynolds nul,
      C. Perge, M.-A. Fardin, T. Divoux, N. Taberlet, & S. Manneville,
      Comptes-rendus du 21ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Bordeaux 2013.
          PDF / ©CFM
    2. Fluides complexes sous cisaillement : quelques instabilités à nombre de Reynolds nul,
      C. Perge, V. Grenard, M.-A. Fardin, T. Divoux, N. Taberlet, & S. Manneville,
      Comptes-rendus de la 16ème Rencontre du Non-Linéaire, Paris 2013.
          PDF / ©NLP
  • 2009

    1. Arch size distribution in a two-dimensional pile of disks,
      M.A. Aguirre, L.A. Pugnaloni, T. Divoux & J.G. Grande,
      AIP Conference Proceedings 1145, 227-230 (2009).
          PDF / ©AIP
    2. Ageing of a granular pile induced by thermal cycling,
      T. Divoux, I. Vassilief, H. Gayvallet, & J.-C. Géminard,
      AIP Conference Proceedings 1145, 473-476 (2009).
          PDF / ©AIP
  • 2008

    1. Dégazage intermittent à travers une colonne de fluide complexe,
      T. Divoux, V. Vidal, F. Melo, & J.-C. Géminard,
      Comptes-rendus de la 11ème Rencontre du Non-Linéaire, Paris 2008.
          PDF / ©NLP

PhD Dissertation (in French)

  • Bruit et fluctuations dans les écoulements de fluides complexes (2009) [PDF]
    adviser: Jean-Christophe Géminard